Rise of eBooks expected to continue

Rise of eBooks expected to continue
Sky News Australia
The technology means authors like Sophie Nicholls, who is based in York in the UK, can circulate work without a publisher. One of her eBooks 'The Dress' became a bestseller. 'I have been able to put a book together, get it edited and proof read myself, ...

Books Needed for Liberia
Sacramento Bee
Roosevelt Tarlesson, 61, right, salvages and throws out books that were meant to be sent to a refugee camp in Liberia. At right is the shadow of his daughter Easyjeh Tarlesson, 15. The burnt books are the aftermath of a Dec. 4 fire. ...

Sacramento Bee

Libraries brace for run on e-books
Wisconsin State Journal
Marc Gartler, supervising librarian at the Hawthorne branch of the Madison Public Library, displays portable devices loaded with e-books, which are becoming more popular with readers. Library users with a valid Wisconsin public library card can ...

Google Seeks Removal of Groups from Books Lawsuit
Search engine giant Google has filed a motion asking the court to remove groups from the long-running Google Books copy-right infringement lawsuit. According to PC World, groups representing authors and photographers had filed lawsuits against the ...


Books I loved in 2011 (Not necessarily a pick of the books published in 2011)
Hindustan Times (blog)
This list isn't, by my reckoning, a list of the best books of 2011. Rather, it offers a compendium of some of the books I have enjoyed and admired this year. Some of them are pretty old; some I have written about here earlier this year. ...

Marc Lynch: Best Books on the Middle East, 2011
Foreign Policy (blog)
Congratulations to all the winning authors -- we hope that the honor and prestige compensates for the complete absence of any cash prize! Tradition dictates that I also present here my picks for the top hip-hop albums of the year. And so I shall. ...

You Just Got a Kindle or Nook -- Now What? 5 Books and Apps to Try Now!
Huffington Post (blog)
Here are some suggestions of books and apps you may not have immediately thought of. God Bless You, Mr. Vonnegut by Bryan Young This has been a great breakout year for Bryan, whose Lost at the Con I called "required summer reading for geeks. ...

Interpol notified of stolen manuscripts from Scientific Complex
Daily News Egypt
Egyptians volunteer to salvage books and manuscripts that were affected by the fire that engulfed the Scientific Complex. (Daily News Egypt Photo / By Hassan Ibrahim) By Heba Hesham / Daily News Egypt CAIRO: The Scientific Complex's administrative ...

Champaign birthday girl collects books, not gifts
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
Taylor was so excited that she decided to collect books for other kids who read to Sally Sue. At her recent birthday party, Taylor asked friends to bring a book instead of a gift. As a result, she donated 26 books and $30 to Geren, who gives each child ...

Bhupen Hazarika's books in demand at annual book fair in Guwahati
Times of India
Books on Assam's legendary singer Bhupen Hazarika were in great demand at the recently held 13th annual book fair in Guwahati. A bookstall owner, Biswajit Saikia said that though he has died his legacy has still remained. "Bhupen Hazarika has died but ...

UA program doles out free books to Black Belt schools
Tuscaloosa News
“I have an agreement with the publishers that I will keep the books in our review center for a year, making them available to teachers and librarians. At the end of the publishing year, I have to clear out the books from the previous year to make room ...

Children's Books Teach Diabetes Awareness
Indian Country Today Media Network.com
So begins the Eagle Books, a series that teaches American Indian children about good health. Published by the Native Diabetes Wellness Program of the US Centers for Disease Control, the stories—Through the Eyes of the Eagle, Knees Lifted High, ...

Removal of books affront to professionals
However, only recent information from the books has been recorded on these PINs. The new computer generated abstracts do not provide a full historical account, the same way that the books did. What the province has failed to realize, is that some types ...


BOOKS: Children's book highlights comic, disastrous plots that are fun for all ...
Daily Republic
If you have kids with nothing to do, this may not be a good book to have around the house. “Eleven Experiments that Failed,” by Jenny Offill and Nancy Carpenter, involves ketchup, shoes, dogs and glitter. “Eleven Experiments that Failed. ...

The year in books
The Periscope Post
Goon squads, cult authors, and Bad Sex. In international fiction, American writers were strong. Many agreed that Jennifer Egan's A Visit from the Goon Squad was one of the most interesting, a polyphonic, dazzling work of interconnected stories ranging ...

The Periscope Post

Most anticipated paranormal books of 2012
Well, 2011 has come to a close and we are looking forward to all the wonderful books that we can buy or download on our Kindle or Nook. Here is a preview of some that have made my list of booksthat I am looking forward to: The Wolf Gift by the Queen ...

Japanese scholar donates most of his books to Tsing Hua University
Focus Taiwan News Channel
26 (CNA) A Japanese luminary on the development of Buddhism and Taoism in ancient China donated most of his personal collection of books to the National Tsing Hua University in Hsinchu on Monday. Ryuzo Nakajima, 69, who retired from Japan's Tohoku ...

Publishers express grave concern over Iranians' reluctance to read books
Tehran Times
TEHRAN – A number of Iranian publishers have expressed grave concern about the increasing initial reluctance to read books shown by ordinary people. About 100 bookstores have closed over the past year due to lack of enthusiasm for reading books, ...

Dr Michael Lobo's Books Released, Boost for Literature on Music
Mangalore, Dec 26: Two books on music authored by Dr Michael Lobo were released at St Aloysius High School Hall on Monday December 26. The books titled 'Popular Music-Historical and Thematic Analysis' and 'A Thousand Pages of Music-With Historical ...

Multilingual Children's Books Give Away
PR.com (press release)
Elfrida, AZ, December 26, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Certain multilingual children's ebooks will be free for a limited time. Adele Marie Crouch is the author of: "How the Fox Got His Color," "Where Hummingbirds Come From," "The Dance of the Caterpillars," and ...

Barbour recognizes books, garners praise during speech (Political Skinny)
Mississippi Press (blog)
By Kaija Wilkinson (Kaija Wilkinson/The Press-Register)Gov. Haley Barbour greets members of the crowd before a speech at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center in Biloxi on Dec. 15, 2011. And "Civilization: The West and the Rest" by Niall ...

Mississippi Press (blog)

VAT Cut on eBooks in Luxembourg May Affect UK Book Trade
Earlier in the month, the authorities in Luxembourg decided to introduce a significant cut to the existing Value Added Tax on electronic books following which experts are of the opinion that the move could eventually end up altering the status quo of ...


Books | bestsellers
Calgary Herald
1 11/22/63 . Stephen King. A teacher returns to 1958 by way of a time portal in a Maine diner. 2 2 RED MIST . Patricia Cornwell. Kay Scarpetta investigates a string of killings. - 3 THE LITIGATORS . John Grisham. Partners in a law firm take on a big ...

Startup idea: Turnkey self-publishing service for authors
By Jason
Scott Berkun recently commented on his experience self-publishing his latest book: What was awesome ... Many authors can now afford the entire cost of publishing. They have no need ...Shorter, simpler books take less time. The point is that ...
Jason Crawford

Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog: Best Leadership Books of 2011
By Michael McKinney
For the most part, it's still business-as-usual within the same framework—control. It's hard to give up fundamental beliefs even though they really aren't working for us anymore. These books speak to our need to rethink our core thinking, beliefs ...
Leading Blog: A Leadership Blog

Your Top Three Books Of The Year?
By terribleminds
Let's assume that now that the holidays have largely come and gone, folks have received e-readers aplenty. I don't have data on this, but I'm guessing it's true — I bet the Kindles were flying out of the Amazon warehouses like the whirring ...
TERRIBLEMINDS: Chuck Wendig,...

Borrowing E-Books, With No Late Fees - WNYC
By Richard Yeh
Did you find that electronic book reader you always wanted under the Christmas tree? Well, if you did, or if ...
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Andrew Lo reviews 21 books on the financial crisis — Marginal ...
By Tyler Cowen
The paper and abstract are here: Abstract: The recent financial crisis has generated many distinct perspectives from various quarters. In this article, I review a diverse set of 21 books on the crisis, 11 written by academics, and 10 written.
Marginal Revolution
WORD for Teens: Debut December: Upcoming Books (7)
By Nicole
Debut December: Upcoming Books (7). I hope you all enjoyed Brave New Worlds week as much as I did! Now we're back to a general assortment of books, including some steampunk, some historical, some contemporary... Butter Author: Erin ...
WORD for Teens

My Day in Books | Reading Fuelled By Tea
By readingwithtea
Skip to content. Home · Books I have read · Books Read 2009-10 · Books read 2011 · Books to be read · Completist Author reading · Classic Authors A-G · Classic Authors H-S · Classic Authors T-Z · Modern Authors A-K · Modern Authors L-Z ...
Reading Fuelled By Tea

books | Duluth News Tribune | Duluth, Minnesota
In an effort to keep my blog relevant to the gardening topic, I will probably dedicate a few entries over the winter to gardening books Ive especially enjoyed. ...

Google tries to kick Authors Guild out of court in book case
In 2007, Google's legal dispute with a coalition of authors and publishers over Google Books was put on hold while the parties hashed out a settlement ...

Free Kindle Books – 2 Free Books For Christmas Day
Here are 2 free Kindle books for your Christmas morning! ... Tips, Tricks, And Free Ebooks For Your Kindle ... It also includes two short stories by the authors, both from the acclaimed crime fiction anthology, CHICAGO BLUES. ... Kindle News · Kindle Newsletter · Kindle Publishing · Kindle Reading Apps · Kindle Reviews ...

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